Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323067478, 9780323086097

Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards

2nd Edition

Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses

Authors: JoAnn Zerwekh Jo Carol Claborn Tom Gaglione
Paperback ISBN: 9780323067478
eBook ISBN: 9780323086097
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 9th June 2010
Page Count: 208

Description

Use this set of colorful cards to learn and remember pathophysiology! With 96 full-color cartoons covering pathophysiologic concepts, Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards, 2nd Edition uses humor and mnemonics to make review easier and more fun. These durable, detachable cards are useful in preparing for the NCLEX® or classroom exams, as a clinical reference, for writing care plans, or for patient teaching information. Created by nursing educators JoAnn Zerwekh, MSN, EdD, RN, Jo Carol Claborn, MS, RN, and Tom Gaglione, RN, MSN, this convenient study tool may be used as either a spiral-bound notebook or as individual flashcards.

Key Features

  • Unique! 96 full-color illustrated mnemonics cover key pathophysiology concepts.
  • Sturdy, spiral-bound cards offer durability as well as portability.
  • Colored tabs make it easy to find topics.
  • Concise What You Need to Know monographs on each card provide more detailed information and specific nursing implications.
  • Unique! Color highlights emphasize four central topics:
    • Serious/life-threatening implications in pink
    • Common clinical findings in blue
    • Important nursing implications in yellow
    • Patient teaching in green

Table of Contents

Body's Self-Defense
Normal Immune Response
Characteristics of Immune Response
Immunity
Inflammation
HIV in Children and Infants  NEW!
Cellular Proliferation
Oncogenes
Carcinogenesis
Metastasis
Pulmonary System
Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract -- Breathing vs. Gas Exchange  NEW!
Alveolar-Capillary Gas Exchange
Common Symptoms of Pulmonary Problems
Dyspnea
Hypercapnia and Respiratory Acidosis
Hypoxemia
Carbon Dioxide Narcosis and COPD
Oxygen Toxicity
Cor Pulmonale
Pneumonia  NEW!
Cardiovascular System
Common Symptoms of Cardiac Problems
Cardiac Output
Atherosclerosis
Hypertension
Cardiac Ischemia
Heart Failure
Valvular Dysfunction
Cardiac Conduction System
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Congenital Heart Defects
Cardiac Tamponade
Hypovolemic Shock
Cardiogenic Shock
Hematologic
Common Hematologic Problems
Blood Cells and Plasma
Blood Cells
ABO Blood Grouping
Rh Factor  NEW!
Platelets, Plugs, and Clotting Factor
Abnormal White Blood Cell (WBC) Production
Endocrine System
Negative Feedback Control of Hormones
Factors That Influence Insulin Production
Insulin -- What Does It Do?  NEW!
Somogyi Effect
Dawn Phenomenon
Cushing's Syndrome
Addison's Disease
Aging and Endocrine System Function
Musculoskeletal System
Common Clues to Musculoskeletal Woes
Types of Fractures
Joint Movement
Inflammatory Joint Disease
Congenital Musculoskeletal Defects and Deformities
Joint Degeneration -- Osteoarthritis
Aging and Musculoskeletal System Function
Sensory System
Alterations in Ocular Movements -- Visual Dysfunction
Alterations in Visual Acuity
Alterations in Refraction
Nor

Details

No. of pages:
208
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Paperback ISBN:
9780323067478
eBook ISBN:
9780323086097
eBook ISBN:
9780323172745

About the Author

JoAnn Zerwekh

Affiliations and Expertise

President/CEO, Nursing Education Consultants, Chandler, AZ; Nursing Faculty - Online Campus, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

Jo Carol Claborn

Affiliations and Expertise

Nurse Educator, Seymour, Texas

Tom Gaglione

Affiliations and Expertise

New Life Foundation, Task Force for Children with HIV and Leprosy, Chiangmai, Thailand